Kidnapping

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 22nd, 2013
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A British national kidnapped a week ago shortly after getting to Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos has been released. The man was kidnapped on the 16th of July by gunmen who attacked his four-wheel-drive vehicle after it left the airport’s international terminal heading for a residentia...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 29th, 2013
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AP – LAGOS: A British man abducted in Nigeria’s largest city has been released by his kidnappers, a police spokeswoman said yesterday, as other foreigners have been kidnapped in the country’s commercial capital in recent days. The release of the British citizen comes after three Lebanese citize...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Pirates who kidnapped six foreign sailors from an oil servicing vessel off the Nigerian coast on Sunday are demanding 200 million naira ($1.3 million) for their release, police said on Wednesday. One Russian, three Ukrainian and two Indian sailors were taken when gunmen stormed the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 19th, 2012
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A shipping company says five Indian sailors have been kidnapped off the coast of Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta. A statement Wednesday from Medallion Marine said the men had been taken when their tanker was attacked Monday. The company said officials were working with Nigerian authorities to...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 14th, 2012
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The mother of Nigeria’s Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been released five days after she was kidnapped, Delta state governor Emmanuel Uduaghan has told the BBC. He said Kamene Okonjo, a retired professor, was dropped off on a main road near her home in southern Nigeria. Kidnapping is ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 11th, 2012
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I rarely discuss Nigerian politics as it is a complete waste of time and a mere offshoot of the main problem, but I learnt over the weekend that the finance minister, Okonjo Iweala’s mother was kidnapped. Well, talk about the chickens coming home to roost! And some random people are worried and...
By benim
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Dec 10th, 2012
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The Kidnappers that Abducted 82 Years Old Mother Of Finance Minister Prof. Kanene Okonjo at their family home in Ogwashi uku, Delta state, are demanding for a whopping $1 billion ransom. Majesty, Professor Chukwuka Aninshi Okonjo Agbogidi, the reigning Obi of Ogwashi-Uku kingdom was kidnapped Sunday ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 9th, 2012
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Gunmen on Sunday kidnapped Kanene Okonjo, 82, mother of the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State. Okonjo-Iweala’s mother, wife of His Majesty Chukwuka Aninshi Okonjo, the reigning Obi of Ogwashi-Uku kingdom was kidnapped about ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 12th, 2012
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By Hannatu Musawa, Leadership opinion Kidnapping can most accurately be described as the crime of unlawfully seizing and carrying away a person by force of fraud, or seizing and detaining a person against his or her will with an intent to carry that person away at a later time. The law of kidnapping ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 9th, 2012
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Nigeria midfielder Christain Obodo has been abducted by unknown gunmen in southern Nigeria. A family friend has told BBC Sport that the kidnappers have issued a ransom demand for nearly US$200,000. Police in Warri are yet to issue any official statement regarding the missing footballer. But oil rich ...